First Run with New Earphones

.. and new app: RunKeeper, I used to use runtasic PRO [sic].

The first problem that occurred was it complained about poor GPS signal, seems v finicky about it. It has a 15 second countdown before the start of the activity but doesn’t count it down for you but starts with an abrupt “Activity Started” instead, forcing you to watch numbers counting down instead of getting ready for the run which is probably it’s intended purpose. Lastly, the audio cue doesn’t seem to be working at all, I set it to report the time and distance every 0.25km but never heard it once during the entire run.

Ran with the Philips SHQ1000 and was pretty pleased with it. The ear pieces fit snugly and didn’t felt like it moved or would even drop throughout the run. The wires are long enough for me to place the iPhone in my back pocket and the wires are light enough not to swing wildly during the run. It has a clip but I didn’t felt the need for it.

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